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California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

North Coast Current

March 25, 2020

Record weekend attendance at many of the state’s beaches and parks during the coronavirus stay-at-home order has prompted new restrictions from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Encinitas, Solana Beach cut access to city beaches

North Coast Current

March 24, 2020

Encinitas and Solana Beach joined other coastal north San Diego County cities Tuesday, March 24, in closing access to beaches, parks and other facilities during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad, Del Mar close beaches and parks amid coronavirus concerns

North Coast Current

March 23, 2020

The increasing number of people converging on San Diego recreational areas in the past few days despite a statewide stay-at-home order has led the cities of Carlsbad and Del Mar to close access to beaches, parks, trails and other spots effective Monday, March 23.

California governor’s order: Stay home

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an order Thursday, March 19, for all residents to stay home as the state works through the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to produce diagnostic test kits that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus and provide results within four hours, the company announced March 16.

District: Person at Encinitas school tests presumptive positive for coronavirus

North Coast Current

March 15, 2020

The Encinitas Union School District announced Sunday, March 15, that a person at Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary tested presumptive positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Encinitas cancels events as county, state issue coronavirus guidelines

North Coast Current

March 13, 2020

The city of Encinitas announced March 12 that it will cancel several upcoming events as the California Department of Public Health and San Diego County continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus concerns delay Encinitas mayor’s speech

North Coast Current

March 11, 2020

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear's State of the City address, scheduled for March 31, has been postponed over concerns about the coronavirus.

Encinitas coronavirus update: Events on, departments open

North Coast Current

March 11, 2020

Encinitas city departments, meetings and other gatherings will function as planned, and portable public hand-washing stations have been ordered, while authorities continue to monitor developments in the global coronavirus pandemic, the city stated in an update circulated Tuesday, March 10.

Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps patients in Tijuana and Ensenada

Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps patients in Tijuana and Ensenada

North Coast Current

April 4, 2019

Carlsbad-based nonprofit ConnectMed International is set to host a day offering free medical support and reconstructive surgery for patients in underserved communities of Ensenada on May 5, following a similar event in March in Tijuana, the organization announced.

Carlsbad nonprofit Fresh Start raises $215,000 at celebrity golf event

Carlsbad nonprofit Fresh Start raises $215,000 at celebrity golf event

North Coast Current

March 7, 2019

Carlsbad-based nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts exceeded its $200,000 fundraising goal during the 27th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on March 3 and 4 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, the organization recently announced.

Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps open training facility in Vietnam

Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps open training facility in Vietnam

North Coast Current

January 16, 2019

Carlsbad-based nonprofit ConnectMed International kicked off 2019 by helping to launch a plastic surgery training facility in Vietnam, the organization announced Jan. 15.

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